Big Green Baseball Splits Ivy Opener
Ithaca, n.y. — Thomas Roulis delivered an RBI single in the 11th inning of the second game to help the Dartmouth College baseball team salvage a twinbill split at Cornell in the first Ivy League games for both teams this season.
In the first game, J.D. Whetsel poked a two-out walk-off single in the seventh to give the host Big Red (8-8, 1-1 Ivy) a 3-2 victory over the Big Green (4-10, 1-1).
Roulis’ single drove home Nick Ruppert, who walked and reached second on a sac bunt.
Dartmouth reliever Duncan Robinson (3-1) picked up the win after yielding one run over five frames on the mound. The right-hander struck out a season-high five batters while giving up just three hits and a pair of walks.
The Big Green trailed 3-0 until the seventh, when Dartmouth scored four runs, highlighted by Joe Purritano’s two-run single. Cornell tied the game in the eighth.
Sophomore reliever Duncan Robinson (3-1) picked up the win after yielding one run over five frames on the mound. The right-hander struck out a season-high five batters while giving up just three hits and a pair of walks.
In game one, Dartmouth’s Beau Sulser (1-3) allowed three runs and seventh hits over 62⁄3 innings. Jeff Keller had tow of the Big Green’s eight hits.
Dartmouth travels to Princeton (5-11, 0-0 Ivy) to take on the Tigers today in a doubleheader.
Dartmouth 5, Cornell 1 Dartmouth 8, Cornell 2
Ithaca, n.y. — Led by four home runs and solid pitching, Dartmouth (12-13, 2-0 Ivy) swept Cornell in its Ivy League opener.
The Big Green’s Kristen Rumley earned her eighth win and ninth complete game of the season in game one, and Morgan McCalmon won the nightcap and Rumley returned to secure the save.
McCalmon finished with two home runs on the day and teammates Katie McEachern and Maddie Damore added one apiece. McCalmon led the team with seven RBIs on the day and had four hits.
Chloe Madill and McCalmon had two hits apiece in game one, and McEachern scored two runs. McEachern had two hits and two runs scored in game two, while Damore scored three runs.
The Big Green will meet Princeton for two this afternoon at 12:30.
Dartmouth 10, Brown 9
Providence, R.i. — Liz Calby scored with 14 seconds left to break a 9-9 to lift Dartmouth (5-4, 2-1 Ivy), which rallied from a 5-0 first-half deficit. Brown in 7-2, 2-1.
Calby finished with four goals and two assists. She scored Dartmouth’s first goal with 1:31 left in the first half. The Big Green trailed 5-2 at halftime and 8-4 10 minutes into the second half. Three goals by Jaclyn Leto and one by Danielle Lisovicz made it 8-8 before Brown’s Richael Walsh made it 9-8 just under 10 to play.
Dartmouth goalie Kristen Giovanniello made seven saves, as did Brown’s. Kellie Roddy.
In addition to her three goals and four points, Leto matched her career high with four draw controls. Dartmouth freshman Lauren Maiorano added three as the visitors held a 12-8 advantage.
Dartmouth also outshot Brown, 21-19, while committing six fewer fouls, 18-12.
The Big Green remain on the road next weekend as it travels to Ithaca for a noon meeting with the Cornell Big Red.
Husson 12 Colby-Sawyer 11
New London — Husson’s Alissa Fallon scored as time expired to give the Eagles (1-5, 1-0 NAC) a-come-from-behind victory over Colby-Sawyer (2-4, 0-1).
Carly Baker scored four goals for Colby-Sawyer, and goalie Kellie Lander made 16 saves.
Houston 4, Dartmouth 3
Hanover — Dartmouth dropped its spring home opener to 27th-ranked Houston on Friday night.
The Big Green took the doubles point, winning two of the three matches. Taylor Ng and Katherine Yau won, 8-2, and Melissa Matsuoka and Akiko Okuda won, 8-7 (5).
In singles, Yau won the first flight in a tiebreaker set, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3). Okuda was the second Big Green to win a singles flight at No. 5, 6-4, 6-1.
Dartmouth Senior At NCAA Meet
Austin, Texas — Dartmouth senior Nejc Zupan finished 13th in the 100-yard breaststroke on Friday at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by the University of Texas.
Zupan began the day with an eighth-place tie in the prelims race in 52.44 seconds.
In the finals, Zupanplaced 13th out of 40 entries overall and fifth in the B Final. His finals time was 52.69. Arizona’s Kevin Cordes shattered four records — NCAA, American, U.S. Open and Championship — with a 50.04 race time.
On Thursday, Zupan was scratched from the 200 IM in preparation of the 100 breaststroke.
H.S. Boys Lacrosse
Tabor 10, KUA 6
Marion, Mass. — Tabor snapped a 4-4 halftime tie to defeat Kimball Union in the Wildcats’ season opener.
KUA goalie Rick Kronenwett made 12 saves, while teammate Eric Megnia had three goals and one assist. Sam O’Shea, Mike Robertello, and Will Harrigan each contributed goals and Kenny Speak added an assist.